FLC Thanh Hoa failed to defend their position atop the V-League 2017 standings after being held to an unexpected 3-3 draw by reigning champions Hanoi FC, in the most anticipated match of the 21st round, on their home field, on October 15.

Luong Son district holds 24th traditional fell-running tourney

(HBO) – Luong Son district has successfully organised the 24th traditional fell-running tournament, the fifth sport within the framework of the district’s 13th sport festival.

ROK trainer named new coach of Vietnam’s men’s football teams

Park Hang-seo, a Republic of Korea trainer, will serve as the head coach of Vietnam’s men’s national football team, U23 team and Olympic team from October 2017 until the end of 2019, after signing a two-year contract with the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) in Hanoi on October 11.

Vietnamese tennis player qualifies for Thailand F8 quarters

Ly Hoang Nam advanced to the quarter-finals of the Thailand F8 Men’s Futures tennis tournament in Nonthaburi province on October 11.

Yen Thuy district makes meticulous preparation for local sport festivals

(HBO)- All communes and towns in Yen Thuy district, Hoa Binh province successfully organised local sport festivals from May 7 to June 25, drawing the participation of nearly 6,200 athletes. Scale and quality of the festivals met standards set by the provincial organising board for sport festivals.

Huyen ranks 50th in the world athletics rankings

Vietnamese track and field athlete Nguyen Thi Huyen has been ranked 50th in the world rankings of the women’s 400m hurdle category.

Vietnamese sport gears up for Asian Games

Vietnamese sport has successfully realised the set goal of finishing in the top three nations on the medal standings at the recent 29th Southeast Asian (TTVN) Games in Malaysia. However, alongside the positive results in a number of sporting events, there still remain the failures that need to be seriously addressed by the sport sector, in an effort towards the 2018 Asian Games (Asiad), slated for next August in Indonesia.

Vietnam wins gold at world bodybuilding championships

Veteran Vietnamese bodybuilder Pham Van Mach won a gold medal at the ongoing World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championships in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

Vietnamese gymnast’s new skill added to Gymnastics Code of Points

Vietnam’s veteran gymnast, Pham Phuoc Hung, has successfully performed a new skill in the men’s still rings at the ongoing 2017 FIG World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Montreal, Canada.

Hoang Xuan Vinh leads ISSF 10m air pistol rankings

Vietnam’s veteran shooter, Hoang Xuan Vinh, retained his position at the top of the world men’s 10m air pistol rankings for October, which was recently announced by the International Shooting Federation (ISSF).

Duong Thuy Vi secures Vietnam’s first gold at world Wushu championships

"Hot girl” Duong Thuy Vi brought home the first gold medal for Vietnam at the ongoing 14th World Wushu Championships in Kazan, Russia on October 1, after overcoming 16 competitors to take the top honour in the women’s Qiangshu event.

Vietnamese swimming: Hopes arise from young athletes

Vietnamese swimming enjoyed a fruitful 29th SEA Games, with young talents Nguyen Thi Anh Vien (21 years old), Nguyen Huy Hoang (17) and Nguyen Huu Kim Son (15) securing 10 gold medals and breaking five records, helping the swimming team to fulfill their assigned tasks in a magnificent fashion.

Tan Lac district holds 6th physical training and sport games

(HBO) – Tan Lac district in the northern mountainous city of Hoa Binh has been organizing its 6th physical training and sport games, with the participation of more than 200 athletes.

Vietnam to warm up in China friendly

Vietnam will participate in a friendly futsal tournament in China as preparation for the regional championship next month.

Beating Chinese competitors, chess masters secure Vietnam’s last gold at AIMAG

Chess masters, Le Quang Liem and Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son, managed to bring home the last gold medal for Vietnam at the fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG 2017), on the last day of competition, September 27.

Vietnamese wins 100km at Vietnam Mountain Marathon

Tran Duy Quang, a Vietnamese national, won the 100km race at the fifth edition of the Vietnam Mountain Marathon (VMM).

Vietnam earn ticket to AFC U-16 finals

Vietnam have earned a slot to compete in the final round of the AFC U-16 Championship 2018.

National soft volleyball tournament concludes in Hoa Binh

(HBO) – The final round of the fourth national soft volleyball tournament for middle-aged and elderly people was held in the northern province of Hoa Binh on September 14.

ASEAN Para Games: Vietnam bags four more golds in athletics

Vietnam’s athletics team have increased their gold medal collection at the ongoing ninth ASEAN Para Games in Malaysia to 17 after claiming four additional titles on September 22.

AIMAG 2017: Thanh Thuy wins gold in Kurash

Thanh Thuy won a gold medal in 85kg category in Kurash event at Asian Indoor and Martial Art Games (AIMAG) Wednesday, September 20 in Turkmenistan, bringing the fourth gold medal to the Vietnam delegation.

Highlights of Hoa Binh’s high-performance sports

(HBO) – High-performance sports of Hoa Binh province have thrived in recent years with local athletes winning many prizes at regional and national competitions. Some sports have developed rapidly, obtaining a number of medals at different tourneys such as cycling, boxing, pencak silat, karate, and "day gay” (traditional pole pushing).

AIMAG 2017: Vietnam wins seven medals in first day

Vietnam won one gold, two silver and four bronze medals on the first day of the ongoing fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG 2017), in Turkmenistan, on September 18.

Nguyen Thi Ngoan and the gold medal won at the Karate 1-Premier League.

Vietnamese, female, karate martial artist Nguyen Thi Ngoan now ranks among the world’s top 10 best female karate athletes, in the 61kg category, the World Karate Federation (WKF) has announced.

Jan Paul Morales wins VTV cycling race’s eleventh stage

The annual VTV International Cycling Tournament – Ton Hoa Sen Cup 2017 entered the 11th stage from Tuy Hoa City to Nha Trang City on September 13 with a Filipino cyclist being the first to cross the finish line.

Vietnam goes for gold at Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games

Vietnam aims to win eight gold medals at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) to be held in Turkmenistan on September 17-27.